Richard Arthur Farnes

1881–20 January 1949 (Age 68)
Carlton, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Richard Arthur

When Richard Arthur Farnes was born in 1881, in Carlton, Victoria, Australia, his father, William Wright Farnes, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Smiler, was 28. He married Hettie May Hosie in 1902, in Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 20 January 1949, in Balwyn, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Richard Arthur Farnes
1881–1949
Hettie May Hosie
1884–
Marriage: 1902
William John Farnes
1904–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1902
Victoria, Australia
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1892

Age 11

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 20

First Federal election.
1901

Age 20

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Fern 1.2 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named, from far ‘road’, ‘track’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Richard A Farnes, "Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989"

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